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Recycle or Rethink

Recycle or Rethink
As 2006 begins and new electronics come parading out from under the tree, the time is now to think about what to do with your old computers, printers and monitors. According to the U.S. EPA, nearly 250 million computers will become obsolete in the next five years, and only 11 percent of personal com... More »

USB Drives

USB Drives
Remember when you kept all your crucial information in a stack of floppy disks held together with a rubber band? Or when the words "back up system" made you think about magnetic tape drives and waiting 10-20 minutes for them to run? Well, those days are long gone because one of the most amazing b... More »

Don't Bite the Dust

Don't Bite the Dust
If your computer tower sits on the floor of your home or office, it is constantly circulating air in a contained area. Dust builds up on every surface and clogs fans, which in turn can cause your computer to overheat and crash. What do you do? Simple — you clean house. Follow these simple st... More »

Implementing Dual Monitors

Implementing Dual Monitors
Running dual monitors is not a new trend, but certainly a useful one. As systems grow larger, the ability to see more windows and operate between larger screens has become increasingly popular. Surprisingly, the upgrade is a simple one and natively supported by Windows XP, 2000, ME and 98. Settin... More »

Speeding Up Firefox

Speeding Up Firefox
Here's something for broadband users that will speed up Firefox: 1. Type "about:config" into the address bar and hit return. Scroll down and look for the following entries: network.http.pipelining network.http.proxy.pipelining network.http.pipelining.maxrequests Normally the browser will ma... More »

Speeding Up Disk Access

Speeding Up Disk Access
In an effort to help Windows users tweak their Intel-based systems, the processor company recently released a program that promises to boost performance by optimizing communication between Intel CPUs and storage devices. Called the Intel Application Accelerator, the free program replaces the orig... More »

Hard Drive Space

Hard Drive Space
As programs become more advanced and file sizes are getting progressively larger, that 40GB hard drive you have may be filling up quickly. Hard drive space has quickly become a commodity, particularly for gamers and video buffs and has left many scrambling for a swift means of finding out what fi... More »

Free Tools for Safe Surfing

Free Tools for Safe Surfing
Regardless of how cautiously we attempt to navigate the Internet these days, spyware remains a problem. Most of us know to open files only from trusted sources; however, the chances of inadvertently opening a bad file or browsing in dangerous territory are still alarmingly high. After all, the... More »

Manage Startup Items

Manage Startup Items
Start up Microsoft Windows, and you've likely got dozens of applications running before you even open up a file. Many times users don't have much control over the programs that are running, particularly at startup. Technically speaking, rebooting your machine should be smooth and routine, but som... More »

Firefox Extensions

Firefox Extensions
Mozilla Firefox has taken browsing to a new level. Popup blocking and tab-browsing help make browsing more efficient, and Firefox also offers a wide range of extensions that further improve your time online. Here are some of our favorites: RELOAD EVERY — Adds an option to auto reload any web pa... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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